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Noun: citation  sI'tey-shun
  1. An official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
    - commendation
  2. (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
  3. A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    "the student's essay failed to list several important citations";
    - cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation
  4. A passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    - quotation, quote
  5. (law) a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding
Noun: Citation
  1. Thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948

Derived forms: citations

Type of: accolade, annotation, award, excerpt, excerption, extract, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], laurels, notation, note, process, selection, speech act, summons, thoroughbred

Encyclopedia: Citation